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Podcast Interview with Oliver Harris

First episode in a planned regular feature for the EBSN website. “Playback – The EBSN Podcast” will attempt to fill some of the void left by Covid 19, by providing our members with some new and varied content. In this … Continue reading

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ruth weiss

We are very saddened to hear about the passing of ruth weiss, the Berlin-born Austrian-American performance poet who pioneered jazz performance poetry, inspired Jack Kerouac’s experiments with Haiku, and whose delicate, abstract works defied easy definition. weiss’ work has been … Continue reading

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Final Call For T-Shirt Orders!

Unfortunately, no orders can be taken after the August 1 deadline, so please help to keep the EBSN going, and grab a piece of Coronavirus memorobilia by buying one of our awesome shirts, HERE. Please note payments can be made … Continue reading

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Burroughs and Cohen – New Publications

Check out our New Publications section for details of some very interesting new books, including new editions of early cut-up texts featuring William Burroughs, and a collection of Ira Cohen’s mylar chamber photographs.

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Podcast Interview with A. Robert Lee

Produced to celebrate Lee’s recent and upcoming publications, and in part to prepare for the launch of a regular EBSN podcast, to be made available from this website. Topics discussed include American Studies in the UK, Eric Mottram, Harold Norse … Continue reading

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Letter from Oliver Harris on CUT-UPS@60

2020 is the tenth anniversary of the EBSN and we wanted to celebrate the occasion with our most ambitious plans: the special Cut-Ups@60 double conference in Paris and London this September, featuring terrific line-ups of creative and critical participants. At the end … Continue reading

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CUT-UPS@60 Postponed

Yes, sadly we have been forced to postpone our plans for the double conference in September until at least 2021. More info to come soon…

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Telephone Interview with Carolyn Cassady, 2002

A little ray of much needed sunshine – Tom Knoff and Kurt Hemmer’s interview from 2002 has been edited and published on Vimeo, and you can listen to it here.

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New Book Review – The Beats By Steven Belletto

Check out A. Robert Lee’s free-flowing and admiring review of Belletto’s fantastic new contribution to Beat studies here.

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Death of a Magus – Genesis P-Orridge Obituary

I was very saddened to learn of the death of Orridge after his fight with leukemia. See Chris Becker’s electrifying obituary here and get a feel for Orridge’s commitment and contribution to avant-garde experimentalism.

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